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I'm really trying to snag a 2600 Popeye cart... kind of embarrassed when I went to play it to give feedback for Ferg's podcast and it wasn't on my shelf  :o

 

Does this seem reasonable or overpriced?

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Popeye-Atari-2600-Video-Game-Cartridge-1983-Parker-Brothers-Tested-Works/202172848233?epid=56238455&hash=item2f1270d869:g:0dMAAOSwmOJZ7NPA

 

If someone has one on here available for sale or trade just let me know, thanks!

I've got an extra "Amidar", but no Popeye :(

 

I think that one is priced fine.  Free shipping makes it good.  Maybe a touch high, but it looks to be in nice condition. 

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I've got an extra "Amidar", but no Popeye :(

 

I think that one is priced fine.  Free shipping makes it good.  Maybe a touch high, but it looks to be in nice condition. 

 

I think I'll go ahead and pull the trigger on it... I was thinking 5 dollars was a good limit, but the only ones in that range have messed up labels. I don't see it turn up in the local retro shops too much either so that's a factor. Thanks!

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Bought a lynx battery pack off eBay. Takes 6 D batteries. Ive never seen a battery pack that needed batteries put in. Ive only seen rechargeable battery packs like the gamegear one.

 

Also it looks like this thing hooks to your belt, but the cable doesnt seem long enough to reach from my waist to my hands.

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I would guess that "D" batteries will last a lot longer than AA's.

 

In my case, putting that many D batteries on my belt would definitely cause some droopy pants!

Yea i was hoping that it could attach to the lynx somehow like the gamegear one screws in the back

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Well not from ebay but from mercari. This has been on my want list for years now. I would say a holy grail item for me. I always saw them on ebay but they were a little too high for my liking. Anyway i got a good deal on this one because the end of the RF cable is chewed off. But i asked ricks help and hopefully it should be an easy fix. Im off friday and i will open this bad boy up and figure it out. Any insight from you all would be great. Man im excited to see this thing work!

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